The Joni Dress

The Joni Dress sold out

This exclusive dress sewing pattern by The Fold Line is a stylish new-season twist on the classic shift dress in sizes 6-20, with a unique button placket detail, long cuffed sleeves and flattering waist darts and pleats. Isn’t she lovely? Be sure to share your Joni Dress with us using #simplysewingmag – we’d love to see!

The Joni Dress sewing pattern

This pattern is sold out: October issue 22, £6.99
Sizes: UK sizes 6-20

Joni dress The Fold Line sewing pattern


  • Sew set in sleeves
  • Use buttons from your stash to add a button placet
  • Insert neat waist darts and pleats for a flattering shape
  • Add cuffs in a matching or contrast fabric

You will need: 

  • Main fabric: 115cm (45in) width fabric x 2.9m (3 ¼yards); 140cm (55in) width x 2.7m (3yds) for all sizes
  • Contrast fabric: 115cm (45in) width fabric x 60cm (24in), 140cm (55in) width x 60cm (24in) for all sizes
  • Lightweight iron-on interfacing: 50x90cm (20x36i)
  • Invsibile zip: to match fabric, 56cm (22in)
  • 6 buttons: 18mm (3/4in) diameter
  • Matching thread

Fabric suggestions:

Medium and lightweight cotton, cotton lawn or rayon